Szabi Czire

Szabolcs (Szabi) Czire

Rev. Dr. Szabolcs (Szabi) Czire graduated from the Protestant Theological Institute in 1996, then was minister for three years in Sepsikoröspatakra. He began teaching at the Seminary in 1997. He spent the 1999-2000 study year at the Meadville/Lombard Theological School in Chicago. He completed a degree in sociology at 2006. His 2007 PhD dissertation was on… Read More

Letizia Tomassone

Dr. Tomassone is well known in the women movement in Italy for her search about a feminist spirituality and pre-pathriarcal Goddess religions. She is a pastor in her church and autor of a number of articles about the political “thought of the difference”, developed by the Feminist community of Diotima. She has been the first… Read More

Joanna Macy

Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in the movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism. As the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, she has created a ground-breaking theoretical framework for personal and social change,… Read More

Jay Atkinson

The Rev. Dr. Jay Atkinson retired in June 2011 from thirty-two years of service in Unitarian Universalist parish ministry. During those years he served also on the adjunct faculties of Morningside College (1985), Starr King School (1994, 1999, 2006), and Meadville Lombard (2003), and was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Process Studies in… Read More

Glenna Matthews

Dr. Matthews taught American history at Oklahoma State University for 6 years. Since returning to California, where she was born, has been a visiting associate professor of history at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, UCLA, UC Irvine, and UC Davis.  She taught at Starr King as Adjunct Faculty. Dr. Matthews is the author of five books… Read More

Amina Wadud

Dr. Wadud, who specializes in Islam, gender and Qur’anic studies, taught at the Religious Studies Program at Virginia Commonwealth University and the International Islamic University in Malaysia. Her background also includes advanced Arabic studies at American University in Cairo. She’s the author of “Inside the Gender Jihad: Reform in Islam”; “Introduction to Islam: A Reader”;… Read More

Charles Garfield

Dr. Charles Garfield has been recognized internationally as the founder of Shanti, a widely acclaimed volunteer organization, and the Shanti National Training Institute (SNTI). For over thirty-five years, he has pioneered the development of service oriented volunteer organizations and the training of volunteers in a wide variety of applications. For his work with Shanti and for… Read More